Menace was designed by Dennis Phillips and built by John Simpson, Niven James and friends. Menace was launched in June 2009 and is owned by Niven & Angi James and raced out of Lake Macquarie Yacht Club. Her maiden race was the 2009 Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race and she competed in the CYCA’s 2009/2010 Blue Water Pointscore Series. Menace is currently racing on Lake Macquarie and offshore in the LMYC Pointscore series.